Tag Archive: DIY

March 19, 2020   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ringo DIY Mobile Phone Kit + Tools for $179

Ringo DIY Mobile Phone Kit + Tools for $179

Expires March 15, 2120 23:59 PST Buy now and get 7% off KEY FEATURES Bring out your child’s creativity and brainpower with Ringo. This neat little device is an open-source mobile phone that your kids can build on their own. Complete with electronic components, modules, and accessories, this DIY mobile kit motivates children to explore, […]

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March 19, 2020   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , , , ,

MAKERbuino Educational DIY Game Console (Standard Kit) for $69

MAKERbuino Educational DIY Game Console (Standard Kit) for $69

Expires March 15, 2120 23:59 PST Buy now and get 0% off KEY FEATURES In this new age, most kids spend most of their time watching YouTube videos or playing games on smartphones and tablets. Why don’t we change things a bit? CircuitMess brings you MAKERbuino, a little educational, open-source handheld game device that children […]

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July 7, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

DIY Robot Tissue Box Holder for $24

DIY Robot Tissue Box Holder for $24

Expires May 23, 2023 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 28% off

KEY FEATURES

Not quite your traditional boogie monster, this fun DIY tissue box can add some nefarious flair to any room. It’s made with a durable MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) dominant material and features a main compartment for your tissues, as well as multiple expressions, so you can get just the right amount of villainy on your desk, coffee table, or wherever else you find yourself needing a hanky.

  • Build your own creative tissue holder
  • Adjust the arms for multiple poses/configurations
  • Polish & paint the surface to match any room’s decor
  • Place anywhere thanks to durable MDF material

PRODUCT SPECS

Details

  • Material: MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) dominant
  • Weight: 2lbs

Includes

  • Laser cut pieces
  • Sand paper
  • Nuts and bolts

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $29

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $29

Expires October 09, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 90% off

Make an Arduino Robot

KEY FEATURES

This Arduino project course is designed as an opportunity for you to get deep into the messy details of understanding, designing, and constructing a simple yet infinitely extensible wheeled robot. From figuring out what the robot is supposed to do, to selecting the right parts, configuring them, assembling and testing them, all the way to producing a refined outcome, this project emphasizes the iterative process of problem-solving.

  • Access 57 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Create an Arduino wheeled robot that can navigate towards a light source & avoid obstacles along the way
  • Integrate simple mechanical parts w/ motors, batteries, sensors, & other electronics
  • Gain experience in analyzing problems & designing solutions

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Arduino Robotics with the mBot

KEY FEATURES

This course will introduce you to the mBot, the world’s friendliest educational robotics platform. The mBot is an Arduino-based, two-wheel robot that comes with built-in sensors and actuators, and that you can program using the graphical programming language, Scratch. You’ll learn how to assemble the mBot, discuss the additional hardware options, and discover how to program it on your tablet or computer.

  • Access 39 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Assemble an mBot
  • Program the mBot to follow an arbitrary black line on the floor
  • Combine robot’s sensors & actuators efficiently

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • mBot robot
  • Windows or Mac computer

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Advanced Arduino Boards and Tools

KEY FEATURES

The Arduino Uno is exceptional, but eventually you will learn that it is not enough for more advanced projects. However, there are more powerful alternatives to Uno, and in this course you’ll be introduced to some of the best currently available advanced Arduino boards. You’ll discuss what is special about each one, how you can use them in your projects, and what to look out for when you migrate from the Arduino Uno.

  • Access 72 lectures & 9.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about advanced debugging & editing tools, cloud-based automation, & Arduino-PC collaboration
  • Cover Arduino Mega 2560, Arduino Due, Arduino 101, Arduino Zero, & Arduino Galileo Gen 2
  • Discuss Atmel Studio, Atmega Atmel-ICE, Temboo, & Processing

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

MagicKey 3-in-1 DIY MIDI Gamepad Keyboard for $32

MagicKey 3-in-1 DIY MIDI Gamepad Keyboard for $32

Expires December 31, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 17% off

KEY FEATURES

SunFounder MagicKey is a multi-function controller based on the Atmel ATmega32U4. Connect this little controller board to a Raspberry Pi or PC and you can use it to create a gamepad to play your favorite games, a keyboard for standard typing, or a Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) to play music through conductors as diverse as metal objects and fruit. Using the Raspberry Pi visual programming language software, you can easily change key values to uncover a whole new world of Internet of Things fun. Technical creativity starts with the MagicKey!

  • Combines gamepad, keyboard, & MIDI functionality in one
  • Uses anything conductive as the keys for your creative works
  • Change the keys’ value for your creations using the Raspberry Pi visual programming language software
  • Multiple connections let you use buttons on board, alligator clips, or pin headers as inputs
  • Can connect to computer via mini USB cable for further keyboard & gamepad use

Note: Raspberry Pi or PC required for use.

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • For full instructions, click here.

    Includes

    • MagicKey board
    • Mini USB cable
    • Set X wooden case
    • 6 M3*12 screws
    • 6 M3 nuts
    • 15 alligator clip cables

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , ,

SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit for $49

SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit for $49

Expires December 31, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 16% off

KEY FEATURES

SunFounder’s newest robotics learning kit goes by the name of Sloth! This fun, simple robot kits is compatible with the included SunFounder Nano board or an Arduino Nano board and is equipped with two legs that you can program to walk, kick, or even dance. Outfitted with a HC-SR04 ultrasonic ranging module, it can even detect and avoid obstacles intelligently. Even if you’ve never had any experience with programming, this simple kit comes with a visual programming language, allowing any DIY-er to start from scratch.

  • Build a variety of different models w/ the included pieces & program each to do different things
  • Program the Sloth to walk on two legs or change directions based on gesture detection
  • Learn how to code faster & easier than ever w/ the visual programming language software
  • Get creative w/ your robot & make learning to code more fun than ever

PRODUCT SPECS

Compatibility

  • SunFounder Nano board (included)
  • Arduino Nano board

Includes

  • 4 Tower Pro servos 9g
  • Ultrasonic module
  • 4 M3x30 bi-pass aluminum standoffs
  • 4 M3x6+6 single-pass aluminum standoffs
  • 12 M3x8 round head Phillips screws
  • 12 M3x6 round head Phillips screws
  • 16 M3 nuts
  • 12 M2x8 round head Phillips screws
  • 12 M2 nuts
  • 8 M1.2×4 self-tapping screws
  • 4 M1.4×8 round head Phillips screws
  • 4 M1.4 nuts
  • SunFounder Nano board
  • SunFounder servo control board
  • 2×18650 battery holder
  • Heat shrink tubing (30cm)
  • Riband (40CM)
  • 2 M3x6 hollow rivets
  • 2 Ø3x8x4 band edge bearings
  • Mini USB cable
  • 4-pin anti-reverse cable
  • Phillips screw driver

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , ,

DIY Bionic Robot Lizard for $54

DIY Bionic Robot Lizard for $54

Expires December 31, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 16% off

KEY FEATURES

Learning robotics is a ton of fun with this bionic lizard, optimized for STEM education and a perfect activity beginning and advanced engineers alike. This kit includes everything you need to assemble the robot, plus it comes with a visual programming language so you can program it to move with the included Sunfounder Nano board.

  • Great way to learn robotics, electronics, & programming
  • Programmable to walk & change gestures and directions w/ the included remote control
  • Easy to code w/ the visual programming language software
  • Comes w/ simple assembly instructions

PRODUCT SPECS

Compatibility

  • Sunfounder Nano board (included)
  • Arduino

Includes

  • 8 M1.2 x 4mm Self-tapping Screws
  • 6 M2 x 10 Screws
  • 4 M2 x 14 Screws
  • 14 M2.5 x 8 Screws
  • 16 M2.5 x 10 Screws
  • 4 M3 x 6 Screws
  • 6 M3 x 12 Screws
  • 8 M2 Nuts
  • 16 M2.5 Nuts
  • 6 M3 Self-locking Nuts
  • 8 M2.5*13 Copper Standoffs
  • M3 x 25 Red Aluminum Standoff
  • 3 9g SF0180 Servos
  • SunFounder Nano board
  • Expansion board
  • 2S battery
  • Cable Spiral Wrap
  • 35mm Velcro Tape
  • Mini USB Cable
  • IR Remote Control
  • IR Receiver Module
  • 3Pin-Anti-reverse Cable
  • 2S Lithium Battery USB Charger Cable
  • Phillips Screw Driver
  • Cross Socket Wrench

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

DIY Game Console Kit V2 for $17

DIY Game Console Kit V2 for $17

Expires December 31, 2018 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 25% off

KEY FEATURES

If you’ve always wanted to build you own game console, but have no idea where to start, this complete kit will show you the way. Everything’s included, from the parts to the code — and even four retro games: Tetris, Snake, Racing, and Shooting. Add additional games by modifying the code or use it as is. It’s a fun way to learn about DIY electronics in the name of retro ’90s gaming.

  • New upgraded version
  • New design is easier to play & battery can be hidden inside
  • Code & schematic provided
  • Modify the code to add any games you’d like
  • Comes w/ four retro games: Tetris, Snake, Racing, Shooting
  • Easy to assemble: simple soldering & installation required
  • Can run using a USB power supply or via the battery

PRODUCT SPECS

  • Size: 5.59 x 3.82 x 1.26 inch
  • Power: DC4.5-5.5V 60mA, Computer USB power, mini USB Interface or 3x AAA battery
  • Color: Black
  • Controls:
    • Arrow Key Buttom: Direction control, choose game
    • Red Button: Switch on/off
    • Return Button: Return to Menu
    • OK Button: Enter/ Start
  • Tools You May Need:
    • Pro32 Soldering Iron
    • ES120 Screwdriver
  • Includes:
    • DIY Game Kit V2 (Battery not included)
    • Clear Shell

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

DIY Robot Tissue Box Holder for $24

DIY Robot Tissue Box Holder for $24

Expires May 23, 2023 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 28% off

KEY FEATURES

Not quite your traditional boogie monster, this fun DIY tissue box can add some nefarious flair to any room. It’s made with a durable MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) dominant material and features a main compartment for your tissues, as well as multiple expressions, so you can get just the right amount of villainy on your desk, coffee table, or wherever else you find yourself needing a hanky.

  • Build your own creative tissue holder
  • Adjust the arms for multiple poses/configurations
  • Polish & paint the surface to match any room’s decor
  • Place anywhere thanks to durable MDF material

PRODUCT SPECS

Details

  • Material: MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) dominant
  • Weight: 2lbs

Includes

  • Laser cut pieces
  • Sand paper
  • Nuts and bolts

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Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $19

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DIY Bionic Robot Lizard for $54

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January 20, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $19

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $19

Get Familiar with the World’s Top Robotics Platform, Arduino, In 3 Courses (22+ Hours)
Expires October 09, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 93% off

Make an Arduino Robot

KEY FEATURES

This Arduino project course is designed as an opportunity for you to get deep into the messy details of understanding, designing, and constructing a simple yet infinitely extensible wheeled robot. From figuring out what the robot is supposed to do, to selecting the right parts, configuring them, assembling and testing them, all the way to producing a refined outcome, this project emphasizes the iterative process of problem-solving.

  • Access 57 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Create an Arduino wheeled robot that can navigate towards a light source & avoid obstacles along the way
  • Integrate simple mechanical parts w/ motors, batteries, sensors, & other electronics
  • Gain experience in analyzing problems & designing solutions

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Arduino Robotics with the mBot

KEY FEATURES

This course will introduce you to the mBot, the world’s friendliest educational robotics platform. The mBot is an Arduino-based, two-wheel robot that comes with built-in sensors and actuators, and that you can program using the graphical programming language, Scratch. You’ll learn how to assemble the mBot, discuss the additional hardware options, and discover how to program it on your tablet or computer.

  • Access 39 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Assemble an mBot
  • Program the mBot to follow an arbitrary black line on the floor
  • Combine robot’s sensors & actuators efficiently

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • mBot robot
  • Windows or Mac computer

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Advanced Arduino Boards and Tools

KEY FEATURES

The Arduino Uno is exceptional, but eventually you will learn that it is not enough for more advanced projects. However, there are more powerful alternatives to Uno, and in this course you’ll be introduced to some of the best currently available advanced Arduino boards. You’ll discuss what is special about each one, how you can use them in your projects, and what to look out for when you migrate from the Arduino Uno.

  • Access 72 lectures & 9.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about advanced debugging & editing tools, cloud-based automation, & Arduino-PC collaboration
  • Cover Arduino Mega 2560, Arduino Due, Arduino 101, Arduino Zero, & Arduino Galileo Gen 2
  • Discuss Atmel Studio, Atmega Atmel-ICE, Temboo, & Processing

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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